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Line Patrolman - (Local 127) ($15k Sign-On Bonus) Casper, WY - #106451

Date: Jan 27, 2023

Location: CASPER, WY, US, 82609

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion. 

General Purpose

A Line Patrolman is a Journeyman Lineman who has a working knowledge of transmission line work.  In addition, they must have knowledge of transmission standards and clearances.   In this capacity you will patrol and inspect by land or air/helicopter, transmission lines, switches, and other related equipment and report and/or correct problems of malfunctioning or damaged equipment. Other responsibilities may include compiling, entering, and maintaining routine line inspection data.  Other reports such as damage to company property, mileage reports, time reports and documents required by the Company in connection with the various duties performed may be required.  Line Patrolman may be required to perform switching on the transmission system.


Include providing right-of-way information or assisting in the preparation of legal descriptions and/or other legal documents. Coordinate work with other Company departments such as engineering, dispatching, construction, right-of-way and with outside company contractors, and landowners. Check and maintain mapping updates for access to the transmission structures. Troubleshoot and locate problems and restore electrical services by determining the most efficient repair method and/or re-routing procedure. Be available to respond to outages and emergency situations on the transmission and distribution system. Employee will also be required to act as a journeyman Lineman and the work will include maintaining, installing, and repairing all transmission and distribution electrical systems and associated equipment, including overhead and underground systems. This may require utilizing line trucks, aerial booms, lifts, and wire pulling equipment. You may train and direct the work of a trainee in the trade. Maintenance of lines and services will require pole climbing or working out of a pole mounted bucket lift to construct, repair or maintain line equipment.   This may include stringing, splicing and sagging on live or dead circuits. Hot sticking or rubber glove methods may be required. Other duties may require operating switches, cutouts and using grounding devices to work on deenergized lines and equipment. Considerable out of town travel will be required for this position.


  • HS Diploma.  
  • Class A CDL required
  • Completion of a formal training program for a Journeyman Lineman and Five (5) years journeyman lineman experience is required. 
  • Successful candidates must adhere to the Helicopter Standard Operating Procedure (policy 203), which includes a minimum of 16 hours in flight training and successful completion of the wire strike avoidance training. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software is highly recommended, specifically Excel, GPS devices, Google Earth and FPI.
  • Travel is Required.


Additional Information

Req Id: 106451
Company Code: PacifiCorp 
Primary Location: CASPER    
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: Full-Time
Personnel Subarea:  Non-Exempt
Hiring Range: $47.27 

NOTE: A $15,000 sign-on bonus is available to the selected external candidate.
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming
Nearest Secondary Market: Casper

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